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The worst kind of shame is being ashamed of frugality or poverty.
[Lat., Pessimus quidem pudor vel est parsimoniae read more

The worst kind of shame is being ashamed of frugality or poverty.
[Lat., Pessimus quidem pudor vel est parsimoniae vel
frugalitatis.]

by Titus Livy Found in: Shame Quotes,
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The guilty catch themselves

The guilty catch themselves

by Proverb Found in: Shame Quotes,
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Let us not be ashamed to speak what we shame not to think.

Let us not be ashamed to speak what we shame not to think.

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A nightingale dies for shame if another bird sings better.

A nightingale dies for shame if another bird sings better.

by Robert Burton Found in: Shame Quotes,
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Mort de ma vie! all is confounded, all!
Reproach and everlasting shame
Sits mocking in our plumes.

Mort de ma vie! all is confounded, all!
Reproach and everlasting shame
Sits mocking in our plumes.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Shame Quotes,
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Shame may restrain what law does not prohibit.

Shame may restrain what law does not prohibit.

by Seneca Found in: Shame Quotes,
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Pride attaches undue importance to the superiority of one's status in the eyes of others; And shame is fear of read more

Pride attaches undue importance to the superiority of one's status in the eyes of others; And shame is fear of humiliation at one's inferior status in the estimation of others. When one sets his heart on being highly esteemed, and achieves such rating, then he is automatically involved in fear of losing his status.

by Lao Tzu Found in: Shame Quotes,
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The only art her guilt to cover,
To hide her shame from every eye,
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The only art her guilt to cover,
To hide her shame from every eye,
To give repentance to her lover,
And wring his bosom, is--to die.

by Oliver Goldsmith Found in: Shame Quotes,
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I am not ashamed that these reproaches can be cast upon us, and
that they can not be repelled.
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I am not ashamed that these reproaches can be cast upon us, and
that they can not be repelled.
[Lat., Pudet haec opprobria nobis
Et dici potuisse et non potuisse repelli.]

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